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So far Laurel has created 33 blog entries.

Bronze Through The Ages

One of the things I love most about working in bronze is its history as a sculptural medium. I feel my art is part of an unbroken story going back thousands of years and one that will continue thousands more into the future.

With that in mind I thought it would be […]

By |January 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Five Tips for Getting Bronze Art Appraised

Have you ever inherited a bronze sculpture or found something at a thrift sale and wondered how to get your bronze art appraised? Just like paintings, bronze art can and should be appraised. Appraising a bronze sculpture can be challenging, but not impossible. Here are some tips for getting a valuation for your bronze piece!

  1. Have an authenticity statement. The […]
By |October 19th, 2019|0 Comments

How to Clean Outdoor Bronze Sculptures

You might be noticing your once beautiful and glamourous bronze garden sculpture is no longer as brilliant as when you first purchased it. Don’t worry! There is a simple solution. Some dealers out there will recommend a complex cleaning process or try to sell you severely marked up cleaning solutions. We’re here to share with you an approach on […]

By |September 24th, 2019|0 Comments

How to Make a Bronze Sculpture

Making a bronze sculpture is a challenging but rewarding task. It allows you to showcase your creativity in one of the most beautiful and oldest metal alloys on the planet. The “lost wax” casting method I’ll be discussing dates back as far as early Egyptian dynasties.

Step 1 — An Original Design

We don’t actually create the original design in bronze. […]

By |September 24th, 2019|0 Comments

How to Repair a Bronze Statue or Sculpture

A quick note before reading this blog on how to repair a bronze statue: 
– My name is Laurel Peterson Gregory and I am a bronze sculpture artist located in Colorado. This blog on how to repair bronze sculptures has helped many people, however, I personally do not offer bronze sculpture repair in my services. After reading this article and if you found […]
By |August 21st, 2019|0 Comments

The Rare One-of-A-Kind Bronze

In an earlier blog I described what limited and open editions mean. They are the two most common bronze sculpture types.

Today I want to tackle a more unusual topic!

In the world of bronze the rarest type you’ll find is a one-of-a-kind sculpture. This means there is only one of that particular sculpture in existence, making it […]

By |July 7th, 2019|0 Comments

Welcome to the Monkey Farm!

This is a quick kind of off-topic blog about an amazing organization I came across during a recent trip to Costa Rica. I donate a percentage of my profits each year to various organizations and this year I’ll be sending some love to the Monkey Farm.

Located just a few minutes from Ocotal Beach in Guanacaste […]

By |December 29th, 2018|0 Comments

2017 at the Summer Art Market

Here’s a quick and somewhat belated look at my most recent show: the Summer Art Market (SAM), put on by the Denver Art Students League (ASL). It was a wonderful weekend for many first-time artists along with us long-in-the-tooth professionals.

What’s the Deal with SAM?

What I love about this show is how it gives new and aspiring art students from the […]

By |July 9th, 2017|Comments Off on 2017 at the Summer Art Market

A Day at the Denver Arts Festival

The weeks are flashing by and I’m going to be participating in another show tomorrow. Amazing how time does fly.

But before heading out I wanted to look back and share some experiences at the recent Denver Arts Festival. I’ve done this show for many years starting when it was located at the Denver Pavilions on the 16th street mall and […]

By |June 9th, 2017|Comments Off on A Day at the Denver Arts Festival

Scenes from Belleville

One of the delightful aspects of participating in art shows is engaging with the folks attending by choice, mishap, or as their employment. At the Art On The Square show in Belleville, IL (May 19–21) I had the opportunity to experience all that plus some.

I write this to give insight into some slightly different aspects of the artist experience when […]

By |May 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Scenes from Belleville
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